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Terry Traditional Freshman Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsored by Terry Foundation

Scholarship Value: $20,000
Awards Available: 500

The Terry Freshman Scholarship, known as the Terry Traditional Scholarship, is awarded to Texas high school seniors who have been accepted for admission to one of the Terry-affiliated public universities in Texas.

Selection Criteria

A) Academic Achievement

B) Demonstrated Leadership

C) Financial Need

Affiliated Universities

A) The University of Texas- Austin

B) Texas A&M University

C) University of Houston

D) Texas State University

E) The University of Texas- Dallas

F) The University of Texas- San Antonio

G) Texas Tech University

H) University of North Texas

I) Texas Woman's University

J) Texas A&M University- Galveston

K) Sam Houston State University

L) The University of Texas- Arlington

M) The University of Texas- El Paso

Freshman Qualifications

Academic Achievement
Applicants must demonstrate strong academic abilities, as evidenced by grades and SAT/ACT scores.

Demonstrated Leadership
Applicants must have a record of leadership in school and in the community.

Financial Need
Applicants must demonstrate financial need, as evidenced by the completion of the FAFSA.

Citizenship and Residency
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or a Permanent Resident and meet Texas residency requirements. Candidates must also qualify for in-state tuition and for federal financial aid assistance.

High School Graduate
Applicants must have graduated from an accredited Texas high school or homeschool. Applicants who have taken a gap year immediately following their graduation from high school are not eligible for consideration.

College Admission
Applicants must be admitted to a Terry-affiliated college or university as a full-time entering Freshman student for the upcoming Fall Semester.

On-Campus Residency
Applicants must apply and commit to residing on campus for the first year of school.

Terry School Nomination
Applicants must be nominated by one of the thirteen Terry-affiliated Texas public universities.

Application Process
Applications for the Terry Scholarship are available only from the universities and are not available from the Foundation or from high schools.

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